KICKER recently presented its 2020 industry awards to regional reps, retailers and distributors, the company announced. All honorees exemplified outstanding performance, reflected in their dedication to outstanding customer service and exceeding sales expectations for the year 2020, said Tom Heath, KICKER vice president of domestic sales and marketing.
Representing the Central region, The Stereo Shop (Garland, Texas), CarTunes (Wichita, Kan.), Blue Hawk Audio and Video (Bismarck and Dickinson, N.D.) and California Audio (West Valley City, Utah) earned awards as KICKER’s Dealers-of-the-Year. Distributor-of-the-Year was Stereo Max Electronics of Houston. Rep Firm-of-the-Year was Santa Fe Sales (Lenexa, Kan.). Brad Ganz is the KICKER Central Regional Sales Manager.
In the Southeast region, Cartronics (Hollywood and Miami, Fla.), D&B Sales (Ft. Wayne, Ind.), Pro Audio Center (Richland, Miss.) and Armando Sounds (Chicago, Ill.) earned accolades as Dealers-of-the-Year. Rep Firm-of-the-Year was TR Sales and Marketing (Indianapolis, Ind.). Lori Boyer is the KICKER Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast.
Representing the Northeast region, Barry Electronics (Lima, Ohio), Unique Auto Sound and Security (Lindenhurst, N.Y.), Motorcity Tunes (Dearborn Heights, Mich.), Auto Sound Systems (Rochester, N.Y.), Parkway Sound and Security (Everett, Mass.) and US1 Car Stereo (Philadelphia, Pa.) won Dealer-of-the-Year awards. Swamp Donkey Enterprises (W. Portsmouth, Ohio) won Online Dealer-of-the-Year and TAS Electronics (Holland, Ohio) earned Most Improved. Rep Firm-of-the-Year was OPUS Marketing (Fallston, Md.). Matt Matheson is the KICKER Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast region.
In the West region, Outrageous Audio (Portland, Ore.) and Quality Car Stereo (Gilbert, Ariz.) earned Dealer-of-the-Year. The Most Improved Award went out to Advanced Car Stereo (Riverside, Calif.) and Snow’s Auto (Spokane, Wash.). KEI Distributing (Los Angeles, Calif.) won Distributor-of-the-Year. Rep Firm-of-the-Year was Murfco (Murrieta, Calif.). Tracy Focht is the KICKER Regional Sales Manager in the West.
Car Toys, West Coast Car Stereo, Stereo City Pros, Audio Outlet, 559 Car Audio and Alarm and Sierra Select Distributors were honored and named in a previous announcement.